Friday of the Third Week of Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Heb 10:32-39 Remember the days past when, after you had been enlightened,  you endured a great contest of suffering. At times you were publicly exposed to abuse and affliction;  at other times you associated yourselves with those so  Read More…

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle

Reading 1 Acts 22:3-16 Paul addressed the people in these words:“I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia,but brought up in this city.At the feet of Gamaliel I was educated strictly in our ancestral lawand was zealous for God,  Read More…

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Is 8:23—9:3 First the Lord degraded the land of Zebulunand the land of Naphtali;but in the end he has glorified the seaward road,the land west of the Jordan,the District of the Gentiles. Anguish has taken wing, dispelled is  Read More…

Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Agnes, virgin and martyr Reading 1  Heb 9:2-3, 11-14 A tabernacle was constructed, the outer one, in which were the lampstand, the table, and the bread of offering;  this is called the Holy Place.  Read More…

Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Heb 8:6-13 Brothers and sisters:Now our high priest has obtained so much more excellent a ministryas he is mediator of a better covenant, enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, no place would  Read More…

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Heb 7:25—8:6 Jesus is always able to save those who approach God through him, since he lives forever to make intercession for them. It was fitting that we should have such a high priest:  holy, innocent, undefiled, separated  Read More…